petty cash


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petty cash

n.
A small fund of money for incidental expenses, as in an office.

petty cash

n
(Commerce) a small cash fund kept on a firm's premises for the payment of minor incidental expenses

pet′ty cash′


n.
a cash fund for paying small charges, as for minor office supplies or deliveries.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.petty cash - a small fund of cash that a firm keeps for the payment of incidental expenses
fund, monetary fund - a reserve of money set aside for some purpose
Translations
مَبْلَغ صَغير، نَثْرِيّات
drobná hotovost
kontantbeholdning
kézipénztárkiskassza
reiîufé
malá hotovosť
küçük ödenek

petty cash

npiccola cassa

petty

(ˈpeti) adjective
1. of very little importance; trivial. petty details.
2. deliberately nasty for a foolish or trivial reason. petty behaviour.
ˈpettily adverb
ˈpettiness noun
petty cash
money used for small, everyday expenses in an office etc.
References in classic literature ?
From some sense of this, and of the dizzy see-saw - heaven-high, hell-deep - on which men sit clutching; or perhaps fearing that the sources of his fortune might be insidiously traced to some root in the field of petty cash; he stuck to his work, said not a word of his new circumstances, and kept his account with a bank in a different quarter of the town.
Councillor Angela Maclean said: "Sometimes when people see petty cash they think it's not important.
During yesterday's weekly meeting of the Northern Municipal Council, its chairman Ahmed Al Kooheji explained that the issue regarding petty cash will seem like a minor problem to the public, but added that it had serious repercussions.
Councillors on the finance committee will look at rule changes that will reduce the amount of petty cash accounts to one per council building across Conwy.
"That new role brought additional responsibilities in the form of dealing with the petty cash and she received very little training in that regard."
Suspicions initially fell on Furlong, who had a second petty cash tin, for taking the money, but a fraud charge was dropped and prosecutors accept she was "covering up non-legitimate use of funds by others" rather than them being taken by her.
Concerns were raised by a regional finance manager when no details of petty cash were sent for August and September 2015, despite the fact [pounds sterling]6,000 had been taken out of it in that period.
Thompson was forced to confide in him that he owed some money to the petty cash but intended to put it back and claimed that a colleague, who has since emigrated, was also to blame.
HER HERO: Cain and admirer Holly At the start of the week, Charity accuses Holly of stealing concert tickets then frames her for taking petty cash.
AFORMER council employee broke down as she was accused in court of stealing PS35,000 from a petty cash account in order to "fund her lifestyle".
ANB announces the launch of Cash Express, the first prepaid petty cash card in the Kingdom.
Staff baked homemade cupcakes and staged a restaurant swap shop and grew the petty cash into PS960 for Macmillan Cancer Support, which is Pesto's chosen charity for 2014.